Katja Pantzar (Host) – Writer, editor and broadcast journalist

Katja Pantzar is a writer, editor and broadcast journalist. Raised in Canada, with stints in New Zealand and the UK, she is currently based in Helsinki. Her newest book Finding Sisu: In Search of Courage, Strength and Happiness the Finnish Way — has just been published in the UK, with Germany and the US to follow, along with 13 other territories later during 2018. The book takes readers on a journey to Finland and explores simple and sensible ways to boost wellbeing inspired by the Nordic lifestyle ranging from winter swimming and cycling to the Nordic diet – all through the special Finnish concept of courage and resilience called sisu.